How do gays get divorced?
To start the process you must file a divorce petition at Court. If the Court decides that you are entitled to divorce, the Court will grant you a Conditional Order. You must then apply for the Conditional Order to be made into a Final Order. It is the Final Order that formally dissolves your gay marriage.
What is the divorce rate of same sex marriages?
A 2011 study for states with available data initially reported that the dissolution rates for same-sex couples were slightly lower on average (on average, 1.1% of all same-sex couples were said to divorce each year, ranging from 0% to 1.8% in various jurisdictions) than divorce rates of different-sex couples (2% of
Can your spouse make you get a divorce?
If a woman wants a divorce, both spouses are getting a divorce. Wives don't need their husbands' permission to divorce them. But how you proceed – and how difficult you make it on yourself and your children, is up to both of you.
What if my spouse filed for divorce first?
If you file first, you control when the divorce gets filed. You can decide to cancel the divorce, as long as she hasn't filed a response. You have until your spouse files an answer to your complaint to cancel the divorce. By filing first you are the plaintiff and she will be the defendant.